HES Organises Training
Mau Nath Bhanjan: Hamdard Education Society (HES), New Delhi organised a training programme for teachers of Arabic madrasas in Mau Nath Bhanjan in east UP. Speaking on the occasion Prof Mushirul Hasan, Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi said that a student of history he could say with authority that Islamic madrasas played an important role from historical point of view. Their role has been important in the past, present and would remain important in future also and those who demand a ban on these madrasas were trying to discredit the country. He said that to keep in tune with modern times necessary changes in the teaching methods should be made so that students of the madrasas could play an important role in nation building. Programme president, Saiyid Hamid said in his presidential address that teaching method is like water and air which have no colour or shape and it is useful for religious as well as modern education. He stressed upon the need to take advantage of new techniques and methodologies in education.
Decline in numbers of foreign students in AMU
Aligarh: Number of foreign students seeking admission in Aligarh Muslim University is fast declining. AMU enjoys international reputation in the field of education because of its academic excellence and high educational standard. The university was considered at par with Oxford and Cambridge universities. In 1999-2000 academic year the number of foreign students was about 300 but now their number has started declining. In subsequent years from 2000 onwards their number continued falling. In the current academic year only 40 foreign students have taken admission. Previously the fees were low as compared to Oxford and Cambridge universities but now fees and mess charges have been increased which are considered to be the main reason behind the decline in number of foreign studetns.
Muslims asked to approach Darul Quzas
Azamgarh: Mufti Mohammad Arshad Farooqui addressing a meeting at Sarai Meer, said that Allahabad High Court’s bench verdict in Siddiiqunnasa vs. her husband Wasi’s divorce case has complicated the matter. In order to avoid such confusions he advised Muslims to get all their disputes, including divorce cases settled by Darul Quzas of All India Muslim Personal Law Board. He added that their disputes will be settled cheaply, quickly and without legal complications in accordance with Shariat. Darul Quzas will save a lot of time, money and botheration, Mufti Farooqui said.
Saiyid Hamid inaugurates coaching at AMU
Aligarh: Saiyid Hamid, chancellor of Jamia Hamdard, inaugurated a new coaching at Kennedy Hall of Aligarh Muslim University on 9 August. Inaugurating the coaching he said that for a successful life adopting a positive attitude was necessary and urged the audience to lend a helping hand to the deprived sections of the society. The function was organised by UP Rabita Committee.
Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, vice-president of All India Muslim Personal Law Board addressing the function said that the women were not getting justice and there was a need to educate them. He asked Muslims to acquire education and Islamic knowledge. Dr Sau Alam Qasmi, Director of Religious Affairs, AMU, Amanullah Khan, secretary UP Rabita Committee, and Dr Shariq Tufail also participated in the function.
Urdu Academy holds mushaira
New Delhi: Delhi Urdu Academy organised a mushaira on the eve of Independence day at Gandhi Memorial Hall. Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, BL Joshi, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Ali Ashraf Fatmi, State Education and Culture Minister, Arvinder Singh graced the occasion. Chairman of the academy M. Afzal presided over the mushaira. Fatmi said that Urdu is widely spoken in the country and talked about the role of Urdu during struggle for Independence. «
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